About This Point of Interest

BC Ferries

As one of the largest ferry operators in the world, BC Ferries is an essential part of living and visiting the coastal regions of British Columbia. Operating as a private company, they command a fleet of 35 vessels that travel 25 separate routes throughout the Gulf Islands, delivering people as well as critical goods and services to remote areas of the province. And BC Ferries doesn’t just support their communities through shipping. Through a variety of environmental and Community Investment Programs, the company endeavors to improve the health and well-being of coastal residents by investing in those communities, as well as reducing their environmental footprint for all operations to maintain pristine coastlines and healthy fisheries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there food on the ferry?
Yes, you can purchase food at the onboard café and full buffet.
How long is the trip aboard BC Ferries?
It takes about 90 minutes on the BC Ferries to reach Vancouver Island (Swartz Bay) from the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal.
Is the ferry wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the ferry is wheelchair accessible.